About North New Jersey
North New Jersey is a presents a huge opportunity for church planting. With a diverse people, many towns and communities, and proximity to the ti-state area around NYC, north Jersey is a great place to consider planting a church.
Here are a few reasons why its so unique:
NJ is a Magnet for Business:
- NJ adds approx. $487 Billion Dollars to the USA gross domestic product.
- Home to over 1,100 multinational companies that represent 40 nations
- Headquarters to 21 of the nations Fortune 500 companies
NJ is a Global Gateway:
- Has the highest density of the nation’s railroads, 1,000 miles.
- 2 International Airports
- The Port of NY/NJ is the busiest maritime cargo center on the East Coast, and 3rd largest seaport in nation.
- Highest High School graduation rate in the USA.
- More scientist and engineers per square mile than anywhere on earth- 225,000 total
- Very high concentration of educated and skilled people: Top state in employment for chemists, second for biochemists, and third for microbiologists.
- 63 public and private colleges and universities
- National Safety Council ranked New Jersey as the safest state in the nation.
- NJ tourist industry generates $38 Billion annually
- Some 59 Million visitors come specifically to enjoy the New Jersey Shore
How to Get Involved
- That God will send planters to this area to do the work.
- That the Lord of the Harvest will prepare the hearts of the people here.
- That God will let you know if He wants you to be involved.
- Share the need in this area with people you know.
- Consider visiting the area as you pray for how God may want you to be involved.
- Bring or participate in a mission trip to the area.
- Consider making a financial gift to a church plant in the area.
- Consider supporting a church plant or planter on an ongoing basis.
- Continue supporting the North American Mission Board through your church’s mission program.